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American Football Database
Kenny Wiggins
Wiggins with the San Diego Chargers in 2015
No. 79     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-08) August 8, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Elk Grove, California
Career information
College: Fresno State
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Ravens ( 2011)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played     61
Games started     35

Kenny Wiggins (born August 8, 1988) is an American football guard for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Fresno State. Wiggins has also played with the San Francisco 49ers and the San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers.

Professional career

Baltimore Ravens

After going undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, Wiggins was signed to the Baltimore Ravens practice squad on Monday November 28, 2011.[1]

San Francisco 49ers

Wiggins signed with the San Francisco 49ers on January 31, 2012. He was cut prior to the regular season on September 1, 2012.

Wiggins again signed with 49ers on February 7, 2013. He was released by the team on August 31, 2013.

San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers

On November 16, 2013, Wiggins was promoted to the Chargers' active roster. He was cut two days later to make room for Willie Smith. He was re-signed to the practice squad and once again promoted to the active roster on November 23, 2013. He was released on August 20, 2014. Later on in September Wiggins was resigned. On October 4, 2015, Wiggins got his first career start against the Cleveland Browns in for the injured Orlando Franklin.

On March 20, 2017, Wiggins re-signed with the Chargers.[2] He started all 16 games at right guard for the Chargers in 2017.

Detroit Lions

On March 15, 2018, Wiggins signed with the Detroit Lions.[3] He was named a backup guard to start the season, but was thrust into a starting role at right guard following an injury to T. J. Lang. He was officially named the starter in Week 10 for the rest of the season, starting in a total of 10 games.


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